Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, at Duke University School of Medicine

Dr. Ravi Karra is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. He received his medical degree and a Master’s of Health Sciences in Medical Genomics from Duke University School of Medicine. After performing a residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr Karra completed two fellowships at Duke University Medical Center, the first in Cardiovascular Disease and the second in Advanced Heart Failure.

Dr. Karra’s clinical interests comprise the care of patients with advanced heart failure, including those supported by left ventricular assist devices (LVADs). He has a specific interest in amyloidosis and experience managing patients with hATTR amyloidosis. Dr Karra’s research program is focused on improving the care for patients with cardiovascular disease through discovery science and innovation of care delivery.

Dr. Karra has received a number of awards for scholarship, research, and medical teaching. He has published articles of original research in Nature, Journal of Clinical Investigations, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), Circulation Research, and Clinical Infectious Disease. Dr Karra is a member of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.